Category: Other Policy Priorities

October 31, 2019

Chairman’s Blog: As Policymakers Embrace Social Determinants of Health, They Should Include Aging

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. As counterintuitive as it may seem, ready access…
July 16, 2019

New Survey Shows Older Adults Are Willing to Pay More in Monthly Medicare Premiums to Ensure a Cap on Out-Of-Pocket Prescription Drug Costs

Today, the Alliance for Aging Research announced the results of a survey that found over half of older adults…
March 13, 2019

Medical Device Tax Repeal Support Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research submitted the attached letter to Senator Pat Toomey and Senator Amy Klobuchar to express the…
December 7, 2018

Alliance for Aging Research Urges Congress to Repeal Medical Device Excise Tax

On December 5, the Alliance for Aging Research and Research!America sent a joint letter to leaders in Congress urging the…
April 6, 2018

The Chairman’s Blog: The Value of AHRQ

The recent tug-of-war between the White House and Congress over the Federal Budget included a recurring attack on a small…
May 10, 2017

Seniors Are Benefiting from Improved Clinical Care, But Face Economic Barriers to Better Health

America’s seniors are seeing improvements in clinical care but are facing significant economic barriers to better health, according to the key findings from United Health Foundation’s fifth annual America’s Health Rankings Senior Report.
March 14, 2016

AVAC Medicare Advantage Part D Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed on to a letter from Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC) on the Medicare Advantage Part D Advance Notice and Draft Call Letter. 
February 23, 2016

S-FAR’s PATH Act Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed onto the U.S. Stakeholder Forum for Antibiotic Resistance (S-FAR) sign-on letter for the Senate HELP Committee, supporting S.185, the Promise for Antibiotics and Therapeutics for Health (PATH) Act. 
February 22, 2016

Coalition for Health Funding Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed on to a Coalition for Health Funding letter in support of increasing the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and related agencies appropriations subcommittee, to increase the 302(b) allocations for the agencies under the subcommittee's jurisdiction. 
December 18, 2015

MDUFA Reauthorization Stakeholder Meeting Statement

This is a statement presented by Alliance Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens at the December 18, 2015, stakeholder meeting regarding reauthorization of the Medical Device User Fee Act (MDUFA).